, guest worker
, Gulf Coast
, New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice
, Saket Soni
, Labor Notes
This is the full 5-18-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This episode focuses on the presentation at the 2008 Labor Notes Conference, by the New Orleans Worker’s Center for Racial Justice, featuring a number of the Indian migrant workers, employees of Signal International in Mississippi, who endured a form a form debt peonage to this major U.S. marine construction company. The situation of the Signal workers is one of the most powerful indictments of the H2B guest worker program yet uncovered.
Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday night at 7:00 PM on Chicago's independent community radio station, WLUW.